For one of the most fun nights out in San Antonio for drinks, or a great and lively place for dinner with friends or family, Azuca Nuevo Latino is one of the top choices for great music, delicious Latin cuisine, and great adult beverages.

Best Latin Cuisine in San Antonio

The menu here is pretty massive, and if you’ve been looking for something that will satisfy your craving for Latin food that’s flavorful, this is it. If you really want to begin your night on the right foot, start with the fireball appetizers, which are corn fritters with cheese, bacon, jalapeños, fresh chipotle cream sauce, and cilantro pesto. If you want to try a little bit of everything, order the appetizer sampler for $23, which includes some house favorites like coconut shrimp and chorizo. If you’re going for lunch, you absolutely have to try the fish tacos, which are raved about as some of the best in town. All of the seafood options are great, actually, and people really love the shrimp and scallops, the peppered salmon, and the tuna negro. If you prefer meat to fish, make sure you try the pork belly, or the turkey tenderloin Maya. There are also quite a few selection of meat from the grill if you prefer, and f you like meat, you’ll love the center cut pork chops, 8 oz. beef tenderloin, or 12 oz. aged New York steak.

Drinks that are Sure to Delight

If you have been waiting for the weekend so that you can finally indulge in that much-anticipated cocktail, you have to go here for drinks. The prickly pear margarita tastes just as amazing as it looks–is fuchsia color is brilliant! The Texan mojito, Caipirinha, Pina Colada, and everything else on this menu are sure to please your palate. Careful though, these drinks are so delicious that staying within your limit might be tough!

Live Music and Salsa Classes

If you’ve been looking for a way to jazz up your social life up spice up your romance, you’ve got to come to Azuca Nuevo on the weekends of the live music, or sign up for one of their salsa classes. Salsa classes are every Saturday from 4 to 6 PM, and only cost $10 per person. Live music is every Friday and Saturday starting at 9:30 PM. In addition to the live music which keeps the atmosphere fun, the overall ambiance of this place is great. There’s tons of art, lots of color, and the feel is conducive to a good time.

Don’t Miss Dessert

Before you leave Azuca, make sure you have one of their desserts–either in solid or liquid form. For actually food-based desserts, our favorites are the pumpkin cheese cake, chocolate truffles, and Venezuelan chocolate mousse. For liquid dessert, try the Yes Calypso Coffee or the Cafe La Diabla, or opt for liqueur, cognac, brandy, port wine, or sherry. With many, many options to choose from, you’re sure to find the perfect after-dinner option.